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Prepare Your Wash for Winter

How to Prepare Your Wash for the Winter Preparing Your Wash for Winter Operations: Fall is in the air.  YIKES!  Just yesterday it was hot!  We all had good intentions this year…get out in front of the cold blast, but other things came up. Car wash operators are notorious for forgetting the nagging winter issues once the weather warms up. The sun is a feel good prescription for the winter blues...

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Prepare Your Wash for Winter

Part 1 – Preventative Car Wash Maintenance for Winter As an operator of a car wash, planning for winter can be overwhelming because of the many issues that need to be addressed. The best way to tackle all the items is to develop a plan of attack. Many operators “claim” they have a winter preparations plan but many times it’s “all up in their head”.  As a good owner/operator once told me if...

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Brrrrrr! Winter is Coming!

It is mid-August, our first snow in Colorado is just 60+ days away!  With WINTER on its way, now is the time to make sure your wash is ready to maximize the wash season.  With this change in weather comes a need to have your car wash doors and bay heaters or boilers running in tip top shape. It is a fact that inoperable doors and heaters can create downtime and in turn cost you much needed...

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